Occupation. - The principal occupations are hunting, fishing and cattle-raising on a very small scale.
Buildings, Stock, and Farming Implements. - There are in all twenty-seven buildings. Of the cattle thirty belong to the government, while as personal property, they have thirty cattle, one horse and four pigs. They have three carts, one set of horse harness, four single sleighs, twelve grub hoes, ten scythes, fifteen axes and ten spades.
Education. - There are twelve children of an age to attend school. The average attendance is ten yearly, which is very regular. The school-house is a log building with thatched roof, and is kept int good order. The school is under the Church of England denomination. It was opened in 1883. The programme of studies furnished by the department is followed. The equipment and school materials are sufficient, the teacher is competent, the order and discipline maintained are very good. The parents take a great interest in their children's education as shown by the regular attendance.
Religion. - The majority of the members of this band, forty-three, are pagans; the remainder, seven, belong to the Church of England.
Location. - The reserve is situated south of Water Hen Lake, between the two Water Hen Rivers.
Area. - It comprises an area of four thousand six hundred and sixteen acres.
Resources. - Its resources are principally trapping, hunting, fishing and cattle raising.
Tribe or Nation. - This band forms part of the Ojibway nation.
Vital Statistics. - The population is composed of thirty-two men, twenty-nine women and fifty-eight children. Seven births and five deaths took place during the year. One death as caused by old age; the rest by cold and fever.
Health and Sanitary Condition. - In this reserve there are no diseases, and the health of the band is good. The houses and premises are kept clean, and the Indians were vaccinated by Dr. G.T. Orton during his annual visit to the reserve.
Occupation. - Hunting, fishing, trapping and cattle raising are the chief occupations.
Buildings, Stock and Farming Implements. - There are fifty-five buildings. The Indians have charge of sixty head of cattle and two horses, Government property, while as personal property they have thirty-six head of cattle and three horses. They have two carts, twenty single sleighs, five flat sleighs, one mower and rake, four ploughs and four harrows, one double and five single sets of horse harness, one double and fifteen single sets of ox harness, twenty grub-hoes, fifteen scythes, thirty-five axes and ten spades.
Education. - There are thirty children of an age to attend school, giving a yearly average attendance of fifteen for the day-school and ten for the boarding-school. The former was opened in 1883 and the latter in 1889. The new school-house, built by tender three years ago by the department, is 32x25 feet, is two stories high, and has the latest improvements. The equipment and materials are sufficient, and in accordance with the standard of the house, making it, in respect of accommodation, a first-class school-house. Both schools, under the able management of Mr. and Mrs. Adam, are a credit to the department and to the teachers and pupils. The English and French languages are fluently spoken by the scholars, and the girls at the estate time receive instruction lit the arts of house-keeping, sewing, knitting, cooking, making dresses, & c. The programme of studies furnished by the department is scrupulously followed; consequently the progress made by the children is very good. There is only one school-house on this reserve, and it is under the Roman Catholic denomination. Order and discipline are very good. The parents manifest a great interest in the education of their children.